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Darius Milhaud News

Date Of Birth:
September 04, 1892
Date Of Death:
June 22, 1974 (81)
Birth Place:
FRANCE
Gender:
Male
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Festival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & MoreFestival d'Aix-en-Provence's 67th Season to Feature World Premieres, French Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The 67th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present the world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Mozart; the French premiere of Jonathan Dove's children's opera The Monster in the Maze led by Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra; and a revival of director Robert Carsen's acclaimed 1991 Festival production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Festival's major vocal presentations this season will also include Serbian composer Ana Sokolovi?'s unconventional one-act a capella opera Svadba (Marriage), and a double bill presenting Persephone,Stravinsky's melodrama for tenor, female narrator, choir, children's choir, dancers and orchestra, with Tchaikovsky's last opera, Iolanta. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York to Present Handel's MESSIAH, 12/22Oratorio Society of New York to Present Handel's MESSIAH, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

'Annual performances of Handel's Messiah have been a New York tradition from the time New York culture began to assert itself,' says Oratorio Society of New York Music Director Kent Tritle. English choral societies, inspired by grand performances of Messiah at Westminster Abbey at the turn of the 19th century, would perform the work periodically, but the Oratorio Society of New York made it an annual tradition in New York City - in 1874, the year after the Society was founded. (more...)

Revival of Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA Opens at the Met Opera, 11/18Revival of Rossini's IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA Opens at the Met Opera, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

A revival of Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia will open at the Met November 18, withLawrence Brownlee as the lovestruck Count Almaviva; Isabel Leonard as Rosina, the feisty ward who captures his heart; andChristopher Maltman in his first Met performances of Figaro, the title barber whose skills extend far beyond hair-cutting.Michele Mariotti conducts the performance, which also stars Maurizio Muraro as Dr. Bartolo and Paata Burchuladze as Don Basilio. Bartlett Sher's acclaimed staging premiered at the Met in 2006. The November 22 matinee performance will be transmitted worldwide as part of the Met's Live in HD series, which is now seen in more than 2,000 movie theaters in 69 countries around the world. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York to Open 2014-15 Season with Hadyn's THE CREATION at Carnegie Hall, 11/3Oratorio Society of New York to Open 2014-15 Season with Hadyn's THE CREATION at Carnegie Hall, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Haydn's oratorio The Creation (Die Schopfung) depicts nothing less than the creation of the world, based on the Bible's Book of Genesis and Book of Psalms, and Milton's Paradise Lost. It is the work with which the Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY), New York's standard for grand choral performance, will open its 2014-15 season at Carnegie Hall on Monday, November 3, 2014, at 8:00 PM. OSNY Music Director Kent Tritle will conduct The Creation in its German language version, and the three soloists - representing the archangels Gabriel, Uriel, and Raphael - are Susanna Phillips, soprano; Aaron Blake, tenor; and Sidney Outlaw, baritone. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jessie Chang and Friends Shine in San DiegoBWW Reviews: Jessie Chang and Friends Shine in San Diego
by Erica Miner - Sep 30, 2014

Jessie Chang is known for her virtuosity, lovely tone, and unique, distinctive piano style. (more...)

Winter Center to Hold Pianist Conversations, 10/04Winter Center to Hold Pianist Conversations, 10/04
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Millersville University faculty members Drs. Anita Renfroe and Xun Pan will perform together in a concert of music written for two pianos on Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., at the Ware Center of Millersville University in Lancaster. The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. The concert, "Fantastic Conversations," will include music by Mozart (the Sonata in D, K. 448), Schubert (Fantasie in F Mino), and Bach, and 20th-century composers Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc and William Elden Bolcom. (more...)

Schimmel Center to Present VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL, Feat. Julia Bullock, Joseph Kaiser & MoreSchimmel Center to Present VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL, Feat. Julia Bullock, Joseph Kaiser & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

On Sunday, September 3, Steven Blier, Artistic Director of the New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) will present an afternoon with two powerhouse musicians, Julia Bullock (soprano) ano Joseph Kaisef (tenor). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/20/2014Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Mesa (more...)

Candid Concert Opera Chicago to Present COSI FAN TUTTE, 5/9-10Candid Concert Opera Chicago to Present COSI FAN TUTTE, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Candid Concert Opera Chicago presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Così fan tutte. An ingenious mix of poignant drama and hilarious farce, Così fan tutte follows two young soldiers who disguise their identities to test their lover's fidelity. The opera will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. Two performances only, May 9 at the Stan Mansion, 2408 N. Kedzie Avenue and May 10 at Edgebrook Lutheran Church, 5252 W. Devon Avenue. Both performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The production is suitable for all audiences of all ages and is free to the public; $20 suggested donation. For more information visit www.candidconcertopera.org. (more...)

Wyoming Symphony Orchestra Presents CELLO MADNESS with Adrian Daurov, 3/22Wyoming Symphony Orchestra Presents CELLO MADNESS with Adrian Daurov, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Wyoming Symphony Orchestra presents CELLO MADNESS with Adrian Daurov, March 22, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 3/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Casper (more...)

Voice Afire to Host Evening of Italian Wine & Music at Tenri Cultural Institute of NY, 3/22Voice Afire to Host Evening of Italian Wine & Music at Tenri Cultural Institute of NY, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Voice Afire Pocket Opera & Cabaret will present an evening of Italian wine and live music on Saturday, March 22 at 7pm at the Tenri Cultural Institute of New York in the West Village. (more...)

MoonJune Records Releases Susan Clynes 'Life Is...' TodayMoonJune Records Releases Susan Clynes 'Life Is...' Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

“Life Is...” marks the international debut of Belgian singer/pianist Susan Clynes, on New York based MoonJune Records. This release was compiled from three live concerts done at two different locations, each one with a unique band configuration. (more...)

MoonJune Records to Release Susan Clynes 'Life Is...' 2/18MoonJune Records to Release Susan Clynes 'Life Is...' 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

“Life Is...” marks the international debut of Belgian singer/pianist Susan Clynes, on New York based MoonJune Records. This release was compiled from three live concerts done at two different locations, each one with a unique band configuration. (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 66th Season - Handel, Mozart & More, 7/2-24Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 66th Season - Handel, Mozart & More, 7/2-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

The 66th annual Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present four world premieres in 2014: new opera productions of Handel's Ariodante and Rossini's Il Turco in Italia, plus Katie Mitchell's staging of Bach cantatas, Trauernacht, and William Kentridge's multi-media version of Schubert's iconic song cycle, Winterreise. Also featured in the coming season is a new Festival production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, a concert version of Rameau's Les Boréades, and a selection of orchestral concerts, recitals, and chamber music performances. In addition, the 17th annual European Academy of Music will offer more than 60 events and 250 young artists. From July 2 to 24, 2014, all events unfold in eight extraordinary venues, many of them open air, in and around the picturesque city of Aix-en-Provence. (more...)

Roulette to Present Neil Rolnick's DYNAMIC RAM & CONCERT GRAND, 2/17Roulette to Present Neil Rolnick's DYNAMIC RAM & CONCERT GRAND, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Roulette presents the world premiere of Neil Rolnick's Dynamic RAM & Concert Grand, commissioned by the Fromm Foundation for Bang On A Can All-Stars pianist Vicky Chow. (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2014 Season Highlights, July 2-23, 2014Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2014 Season Highlights, July 2-23, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The 66th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, will present the world premiere productions of operas by Handel and Rossini, a multi-media version of Schubert's Winterreise with video by the award-winning South African artist William Kentridge, as well as Trauernacht, a unique staging of Bach's sacred cantatas by British director Katie Mitchell. Also on the roster is a new Festival production of Die Zauberflote, directed by Complicite's Artistic Director Simon McBurney. In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death, a concert version of the composer's Les Boreades, featuring young singers selected by the Academie Europeenne de Musique, will round out the Festival's major vocal presentations. (more...)

Alan Gilbert Conducts Mozart's Three Final Symphonies This WeekendAlan Gilbert Conducts Mozart's Three Final Symphonies This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in a program of Mozart's three final symphonies - Nos. 39, 40, and 41, Jupiter - tonight, November 29, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m. Classical 105.9 FM WQXR in New York will broadcast the November 30 concert live at 8:00 p.m. as part of a month-long festival on the music and life of Mozart. (more...)

19-Year-Old Composes Piece Commemorating JFK Assassination Anniversary, Now thru 11/2419-Year-Old Composes Piece Commemorating JFK Assassination Anniversary, Now thru 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Tonight, November 21 through the 24th, 2013, 19-year-old pianist/composer Conrad Tao will premiere his new composition The World Is Very Different Now, performed by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jaap van Zweden. The piece is part of a concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22nd, 1963, and The World Is Very Different Now was commissioned especially for the event by the DSO with support by the National Endowment for the Arts and TACA. (more...)

Das Ballett BERLIN 1920 – EINE BURLESKE feiert am 21. November im Cuvilliéstheater München seine UraufführungDas Ballett BERLIN 1920 – EINE BURLESKE feiert am 21. November im Cuvilliéstheater München seine Uraufführung
by Iris Moebius - Nov 9, 2013

Am 21. November feiert die rasante Ballettproduktion des Gartnerplatztheaters im Cuvilliestheater Premiere. Ballettdirektor Karl Alfred Schreiner erarbeitet mit seiner Company und dem Orchester des Staatstheaters am Gartnerplatz die Ballett-Burleske mit Evergreens aus den 20er Jahren. Nadine Zeintl, die in der vergangenen Spielzeit als Sally Bowles in CABARET fur Furore sorgte, ist als Chansonette zu erleben. Die Musikalische Leitung hat Michael Brandstatter. (more...)

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